A Glowing Tribute to the Late Colin Moore, Esq

A Glowing Tribute to the Late Colin Moore, Esq

By IMJ Editorial Staff Prominent Guyanese Attorney, Colin A. Moore, died of natural causes at 80-years-old on January 9, 2022. Moore will be remembered as “a Renaissance Scholar who has had a distinguished career in many areas of public service, as Adjunct Professor of Law, Congressional Aide, Attorney-at-Law, Public Speaker, Journalist, Political Analyst, Community Activist, […]

The Biden Administration is on the Wrong Side in This Crucial Supreme Court Immigration Case

A case before the court will determine whether immigrants have access to a bond hearing to justify detention, and whether advocates can use a critical tool to bring them relief.

The Biden Administration is on the Wrong Side in This Crucial Supreme Court Immigration Case

By Michael Tan, ACLU On January 11, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Garland v. Gonzalez, the latest in a series of cases the court has taken on immigration detention. The case presents a basic question: whether the federal government can lock immigrants up, for months or even years, without a hearing to determine […]

Substance Abuse, Criminal Charges, and Death: National Guard Border Deployments Plagued by Problems

Substance Abuse, Criminal Charges, and Death: National Guard Border Deployments Plagued by Problems

By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact National Guard troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border face a grim reality, with their deployments plagued by substance abuse problems and discontent. Eight troops have committed suicide or died as part of a series of deployments along the border within the last year. New reports from the Army Times suggest […]

On COVID Vaccinations, Pope Says Health Care is a ‘Moral Obligation’

On COVID Vaccinations, Pope Says Health Care is a ‘Moral Obligation’

Pope Francis greets the pilgrims during his weekly general audience in St Peter’s square at the Vatican on February 26, 2014. (Shutterstock) By NPR ROME — Pope Francis suggested Monday that getting vaccinated against the coronavirus was a “moral obligation” and denounced how people had been swayed by “baseless information” to refuse one of the […]

Our Relationship With COVID Vaccines is Just Getting Started

We probably will need additional shots. But just how many depends on our immune systems, the virus, and how often they collide.

Our Relationship With COVID Vaccines is Just Getting Started

By Katherine J. Wu, The Atlantic Walter Barker has, since the fall of 2020, had five doses of COVID-19 vaccine. He’s already starting to ponder when he might need a sixth. Barker, a 38-year-old office worker in New York, received his first two doses a year ago, as part of an AstraZeneca vaccine trial. But […]

4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Environment in 2022

4 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier Environment in 2022

By Viniece Jennings, The Conversation When many people think of New Year’s resolutions, they brainstorm ways to improve themselves for the year ahead. What if we expanded those aspirations to include resolutions that benefit our communities, society and the planet, too? It might not be a typical approach, but it can broaden your horizons to […]

After Parliamentarian Rejects Immigration Reform, Migrant-Led Organizations Disappointed with Democratic Party Leadership

After Parliamentarian Rejects Immigration Reform, Migrant-Led Organizations Disappointed with Democratic Party Leadership

Some 200,000 immigrants’ rights activists flood the National Mall on March 21, 2010 in Washington DC. (Shutterstock) On December 16, the Senate parliamentarian ruled against including modest immigration provisions in the “Build Back Better” spending plan. The provisions were intended to provide U.S. work permits to a significant number of immigrants residing in the U.S. […]

Collaboration Between the FBI and CBP Led to Increased Surveillance of Arab and Muslim Immigrants

Collaboration Between the FBI and CBP Led to Increased Surveillance of Arab and Muslim Immigrants

By Katy Murdza and Rebekah Wolf, American Immigration Council Staff Collaboration between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has led to increased surveillance of Arab and Muslim immigrants, particularly at our borders. This is not necessarily tied to whether someone is considered a potential national security threat—but whether […]

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